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What is a CMS?

A Content Management System or CMS is a user friendly Internet/intranet application which allows authors to add, delete or edit the content of their websites without any special technical skills.

With a CMS your employees can:

  • Edit and create content without any special technical skills.
  • Work together in the creation of content even from distant locations.
  • Be restricted to certain areas of the website through security settings.

A CMS also offers:

  • A uniform appearance through the use of predefined standard templates, making the whole website look structured and organised.
  • Virtually endless scalability via the use of add-on modules.
  • Data indexing and classification for easy search queries.

Features of a CMS

The standard set of features included in our CMS include:

  • Authoring: to create new content with a WYSIWYG editor
  • Editing: to change the existing content
  • Collaboration: to allow several people even in distant locations update de content of the website/intranet
  • Security: to stop people from doing what they shouldn't be doing with the content
  • Scheduling: to decide when to start and stop the content
  • Syndication: to allow other websites display your content or display other's people websites content
  • Templating: to display the content in the right format and make it very easy to change the appearance of the whole website/intranet
  • Scalability: to be able to adapt the CMS for current and future needs
  • Indexing & Metadata tagging: to identify and make the content searchable
  • Auditable: with complete logs

Benefits from the use of a CMS

With the use of a CMS, you can:

  • Reduce maintenance costs: By delegating to your own employees the task of building the pages on your website.
  • React faster to your environment: With the increased level of competition experienced in almost every industry, only the companies that can respond and adapt quickly to their environment will survive. WebMaster Bottleneck is not negotiable anymore.
  • Improve website visitor's navigation experience: By keeping a uniform appearance through the use of predefined standard templates and presenting the content in an organised and structured way.
  • Increase security in your website/intranet: With a CMS, only authorised people can perform authorised tasks.
  • Increase your rankings in Google: Thanks to the speaking url's, the self generated xml sitemaps and the possibility of editing your meta tags.